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30 October 2019
Topping out celebrations at Edinburgh’s Capital Square

Edinburgh, 21 October 2019 - The Right Honourable Lord Lieutenant, Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh, Frank Ross joined representatives of BAM Properties, Hermes Investment Management, the £36 billion fund manager, and other invited guests, to celebrate the topping out of Capital Square, Edinburgh’s largest speculative office building.

30 October 2019
BAM secures another major leisure centre scheme

Hemel Hempstead, 29 October 2019 - Chiltern District Council has appointed BAM Construction as the preferred bidder to build its Chiltern Lifestyle Centre in Amersham.

29 October 2019
Infrastructure engineering contractor BAM Nuttall joins Northern Powerhouse Partnership

Camberley, 29 October 2019 - BAM Nuttall is proud to announce a new partnership with UK government's Northern Powerhouse Programme, joining hundreds of businesses, institutions and organisations sharing a passion for supporting growth in the North.

29 October 2019
BAM wins new health centre contract

Glasgow, 29 October 2019 - BAM Construction has been appointed by hub west Scotland to build Scotland’s biggest health centre in Parkhead, Glasgow.

28 October 2019
First tunnelling machine breaks ground on super sewer

Camberley, 28 October 2019 - BAM Nuttall, alongside its joint venture partners Morgan Sindall and Balfour Beatty, has seen one of their two tunnelling boring machines (TBM) become the first to break through the ground to complete a section of tunnel for London’s new super sewer.

25 October 2019
Port Talbot Cinema as it is

Hemel Hempstead, 25 October 2019 - After 20 years of standing derelict, Port Talbot Cinema finally sees contractors arrive on site to commence its delicate restoration. BAM Construction is beginning works under a pre-contract agreement with Neath Port Talbot Council to re-develop the grade II listed art deco building that was once frequented by Anthony Hopkins and Richard Burton.

25 October 2019
BAM partners pioneering study of flexible working in construction sector

Camberley / Hemel Hempstead, 25 October 2019 - Two of Britain’s largest contractors - behind major schemes such as the British Antarctic Survey and the British headquarters for Facebook - have combined to assist a pioneering study into flexible working on construction sites. The two sister companies – BAM Nuttall and BAM Construct UK–– have a shared turnover of around £1.6 billion and a collectively employs over 5,000 people. They are throwing their weight behind a study (the construction pioneers programme) which is the first of its kind in the construction industry and is being led and co-ordinated by industry body Build UK together with workplace consultancy Timewise. Two further construction companies are part of the study which will lead to recommendations that are expected to shape the whole industry’s future approach to the subject.

18 October 2019
BAM Construction is Contractor of the Year at the Education Estates Annual Conference

Hemel Hempstead, 18 October 2019 - Construction company BAM has been selected as ‘contractor of the year’ at the Education Industry’s annual gathering.

18 October 2019
Liefkenshoek rail tunnel refinancing (Locorail n.v.)

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 18 October 2019 - BAM PPP have, on behalf of the 100% sponsor BAM PPP-PGGM, successfully refinanced the Liefkenshoek rail tunnel €580m of debt and associated interest swaps with the following existing lenders – European Investment Bank, BNG Bank, Société Générale, Banco Santander and the new lenders AG Insurance and Baloise Belgium. Société Générale is also acting as Agent and Account Bank.

15 October 2019
BAM Contractors, Vinalmont

Puurs-Sint-Amands/Bruxelles, le 15 octobre 2019 - BAM Contractors sa et Viabuild annoncent la fusion de leur usine d'asphalte, respectivement de Vinalmont et de Grimbergen, dans une nouvelle société : BV Asphalt. BAM Contractors et Viabuild deviendront partenaires à parts égales dans cette joint-venture. Ils mettent en commun leurs talents et leur expertise et renforcent ainsi le service aux clients.

11 October 2019
BAM Nuttall goes hybrid

(Press release Trime:) October 2019 - BAM Nuttall, the UK based supplier of civil engineering services, has invested in a further thirty of our lighting towers. The company now has over eighty of our lighting sets in their rental fleet.

11 October 2019
BAM breaks £250 million of new buildings in Lancashire in past 20 years

Hemel Hempstead, 11 October 2019 - Ahead of the opening of the University of Central Lancashire’s new Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC) in Preston next week, its contactor, BAM, has revealed the details of its work in the county of Lancashire.

10 October 2019
Second caisson new sea lock in IJmuiden successfully immersed. Photo: © Topview Luchtfotografie

(Translation of original Dutch press release of Rijkswaterstaat:) IJmuiden, the Netherlands, 10 October 2019 - Rijkswaterstaat has achieved an important milestone in the construction of the new sea lock in IJmuiden. The second caisson of the sea lock has reached its final position. The doors of the lock will slide in and out of the caisson on the canal side (inner lock head) and it will also include the spare door.

10 October 2019
Official opening of €18.7m N56 Coolboy to Kilmacrennan Scheme

(Press release Transport Infrastructure Ireland:) Dublin, 7 October 2019 - Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh T.D., and Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council, Cllr. Nicholas Crossan, will officially open the €18.7 million N56 Coolboy to Kilmacrennan Scheme on Monday afternoon at 2pm.

10 October 2019
Launch of ‘Building Below Zero’ film

Camberley, 9 October 2019 - BAM is proud to present new ‘The B1M’ video, documenting BAM’s work in the Antarctic with the British Antarctic Survey and our partners.

9 October 2019
BAM leading the way at Digital Construction Week

9 October 2019 - Design, Construction and FM companies are increasingly adopting new digital processes and technologies as they strive to create better buildings and infrastructure that are more efficient to construct and maintain. Next week, BAM is a headline partner at one of the UK’s most prestigious events that explores how digital is shaping construction industry and the benefits it can provide for BAM, our supply chain and clients. Digital Construction Week is being held at the Excel conference centre in London on 16 and 17 October. There we are demonstrating how BAM is shaping the future of built environment by developing innovative tools and solutions which deliver better outcomes for all.

4 October 2019
Artist’s impression. © DC Thomson

Digging the first turf for a new Madras College

(News release Fife Council:) 1 October 2019 - Madras College pupils, present and future, had their spades at the ready  to mark a key milestone on the way to having a new school building.

1 October 2019
Logo A94 Isental Autobahn

Gap closed between Pastetten and Heldenstein | A94 now open between Munich and Marktl

30 September 2019 - After 44 months of construction time, the A94 between Pastetten and Heldenstein is due to be completed by the end of September 2019, a month earlier than planned. The newly constructed 33-km section of the Isen Valley motorway, which has been built by a public-private partnership (PPP), is scheduled to be opened to traffic at the start of October 2019. The successful realisation of the construction project has been carried out by a consortium consisting of Berger Bau SE, Eiffage Infra-Bau SE and Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG, an operating company of Royal BAM Group.

1 October 2019
Guy’s and St Thomas’ turn clock back 70 years by appointing historic contractor to build new cancer wards

Hemel Hempstead, 1 October 2019 - Four brand new cancer wards are being created for Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust – which has chosen a contractor that first worked at Guy’s Hospital 70 years ago in 1949. BAM Construction, part of the worldwide Royal BAM Group, has been chosen to deliver the works which will see four new wards added to the third and fourth floors of Bermondsey Wing, and extensive mechanical, electrical and pipework upgrades.